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The week's events

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Sep 1
Sep 2
Sep 3
Sep 4(1 event)

All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

6:00 pm: Cooking Matters


Sep 4

Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters
Wednesdays, August 7-September 11, 6-8 p.m.
1155 Market St., San Francisco 10th Floor Betty Ruhland Teaching Kitchen
FREE (Refundable deposit required—see details below)

18 Reasons, a food education non-profit, wants to empower you with the confidence and creativity needed to buy, cook, and eat good food every day. Cooking Matters is a six-week course in cooking and nutrition, developed by Share our Strength. Led by a chef, a nutritionist, and other knowledgeable staff, we will guide you through the ins and outs of cooking delicious, healthy foods on a budget. Eating fresh and healthy doesn't have to break your bank and 18 Reasons will show you how to stretch your grocery dollar without sacrificing flavor or your health. Registration for the entire six-week course is free, with a required $30 deposit due prior to the first class and returned upon attendance at a minimum of 4 classes. Attending less than 4 classes will result in forfeiture of deposit. Basic kitchen confidence is prerequisite. Program includes course materials, in-class recipe ingredients, and take-home groceries every week for you to play with at home. Note that class 5 will take place off-site and you will be responsible for transportation to the alternate location (Safeway at 2020 Market St.). Please also be advised that you will need to arrive one hour early for both the first and last classes to accommodate intake and evaluation procedures. Spots in this fun and educational cooking class series are limited, so secure your participation by contacting Adult Program Coordinator Serena Olsen at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316 to register. Deadline to register is Monday, August 5th.

Sep 5
Sep 6(2 events)

All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

3:00 pm: Milestones MeetUp: 2019 Annual White Water Rafting and Campout Trip with ETC


Sep 6 Sep 7

Milestones MeetUp: 2019 Annual White Water Rafting and Campout Trip with ETC
Friday, September 6 to Saturday, September 7

During the first weekend of September LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is excited to host our next Milestone Meetup outing. The Milestones Meetup is aimed to bring LightHouse Blind and Low Vision Bay Area residents from Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers to come together and participate in a series of Meetups that are active, educational and just plain fun. This time around, we head up to Lotus, California for our ever-popular Whitewater Rafting Trip and Campout.

Our overnight adventure will depart from the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley on the afternoon of Friday, September 6 at 3 p.m. and will take us to the South Fork of the American River where we will spend the night at the Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) River Camp before a full day of whitewater rafting on Saturday. After our epic aquatic adventure with our ETC friends wraps up we will head back to the Bay Area Saturday evening by 8 p.m. This outing is sure to bring many chances for individuals that are 14 and older who are blind or have low vision to make friends and enjoy the beautiful rolling hills of California all while experiencing the excitement of whitewater rafting with trained rafting guides.

For more information about the ETC River Rafting Program please visit their website.

Who: Youth and Adults that are blind or have low vision ages 14 and up
What: LightHouse weekend rafting adventure with friends from ETC
When: Depart 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 6 and return 8:00 p.m. Saturday September 7
Cost: The cost of the trip is $150.00 per student which includes overnight accommodations, food, rafting equipment and round trip transportation. Thanks to funding by the City of San Francisco the trip is free for any San Francisco resident.
RSVP: Please note limited space is available and students must submit payment and ALL necessary paperwork before one's spot in the trip will be confirmed. The deadline to sign up for this trip is Friday, August 30.

If you are interested in signing up for this trip or have any questions, please contact Jamey Gump at (415) 694-7372 or jgump@lighthouse-sf.org

Read more: Milestones MeetUp: 2019 Annual White Water Rafting and Campout Trip with ETC

All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

6:00 pm: Sound Healing, Sound Bath


Sep 6

Sound Healing, Sound Bath
September 6, 6 - 8:15 p.m.
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1155 Market St. 10th Floor, San Franicsco

A sound bath is a beautiful concert that brings you into a deep state of relaxation. This is a time for our community to come together and refresh, take a break from our hectic pace, and bathe ourselves in lush, healing sound. All sounds will be performed live by Xenia G. who is an experienced sound healing guide. Instruments include a 38" paiste gong, crystal bowls, Tibetan bowls, shakers, ocean drum, chimes and a native flute. Bring a friend and enjoy some social and relaxation time with light snacks and tea at 6 PM, doors close at 6:45 and the sound bath begins promptly at 7 pm! Feel free to bring a blanket and a pillow to lie on, we will have a limited number of yoga mats, bolsters, and blankets. Eye masks will be provided. Admission is free but requires a reservation. RSVP by calling or emailing Amber Sherrard at asherrard@lighthouse-sf.org or (415)-694-7353.

Sep 7(1 event)

All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

3:00 pm: Milestones MeetUp: 2019 Annual White Water Rafting and Campout Trip with ETC


Sep 6 Sep 7

Milestones MeetUp: 2019 Annual White Water Rafting and Campout Trip with ETC
Friday, September 6 to Saturday, September 7

During the first weekend of September LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is excited to host our next Milestone Meetup outing. The Milestones Meetup is aimed to bring LightHouse Blind and Low Vision Bay Area residents from Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers to come together and participate in a series of Meetups that are active, educational and just plain fun. This time around, we head up to Lotus, California for our ever-popular Whitewater Rafting Trip and Campout.

Our overnight adventure will depart from the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley on the afternoon of Friday, September 6 at 3 p.m. and will take us to the South Fork of the American River where we will spend the night at the Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) River Camp before a full day of whitewater rafting on Saturday. After our epic aquatic adventure with our ETC friends wraps up we will head back to the Bay Area Saturday evening by 8 p.m. This outing is sure to bring many chances for individuals that are 14 and older who are blind or have low vision to make friends and enjoy the beautiful rolling hills of California all while experiencing the excitement of whitewater rafting with trained rafting guides.

For more information about the ETC River Rafting Program please visit their website.

Who: Youth and Adults that are blind or have low vision ages 14 and up
What: LightHouse weekend rafting adventure with friends from ETC
When: Depart 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 6 and return 8:00 p.m. Saturday September 7
Cost: The cost of the trip is $150.00 per student which includes overnight accommodations, food, rafting equipment and round trip transportation. Thanks to funding by the City of San Francisco the trip is free for any San Francisco resident.
RSVP: Please note limited space is available and students must submit payment and ALL necessary paperwork before one's spot in the trip will be confirmed. The deadline to sign up for this trip is Friday, August 30.

If you are interested in signing up for this trip or have any questions, please contact Jamey Gump at (415) 694-7372 or jgump@lighthouse-sf.org

Read more: Milestones MeetUp: 2019 Annual White Water Rafting and Campout Trip with ETC

The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling (415)694-7325. For more information about visiting the Adaptations Store, head to our shop page.

The LightHouse is scent-free. Please abstain from wearing colognes, perfumes, or other scented products. Additionally, coffee must be securely lidded at all times and citrus should not be peeled on the premises. Thanks for supporting our efforts to respect chemical sensitivities!